MingHuan Xu performs at a concert organised by the Chinese Fine Arts Society, part of The Five Elements Project, at the Logan Centre for the Arts at the University of Chicago in 2014. Photo: Chicago Tribune/TNS
MingHuan Xu performs at a concert organised by the Chinese Fine Arts Society, part of The Five Elements Project, at the Logan Centre for the Arts at the University of Chicago in 2014. Photo: Chicago Tribune/TNS

US musician reunited with stolen 262-year-old violin

  • MingHuan Xu’s 1760 Gagliano was recovered undamaged, along with another violin made by Oliver Radke in 1994 and her son’s half-sized cello
  • The antique instrument was lent to Xu by a private sponsor 20 years ago

MingHuan Xu performs at a concert organised by the Chinese Fine Arts Society, part of The Five Elements Project, at the Logan Centre for the Arts at the University of Chicago in 2014. Photo: Chicago Tribune/TNS
MingHuan Xu performs at a concert organised by the Chinese Fine Arts Society, part of The Five Elements Project, at the Logan Centre for the Arts at the University of Chicago in 2014. Photo: Chicago Tribune/TNS
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